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Communication Studies


Welcome to the Communication Studies Research Guide! Within this guide, you will find information and links to Communication Studies related resources that you may find useful for your classwork and research.

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Explore Open Access Repositories

The resources below are freely available databases that may include a variety of material: preprint (draft or preliminary) versions of articles, conference papers and/or posters, book chapters, white papers, and more. These repositories help speed up dissemination and enhance discoverability and access to early-stage scholarship across disciplines. 

It is important to note that these materials have likely not been edited or benefited from the pivotal role of peer-review, which validates and improves the quality of final published journal articles.